(LOUISVILLE, Ky - June 8, 2020) The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky will host a free webinar at noon on June 15 with Virginia Bradford, RN, regarding the role of community leaders in reducing health disparities in Kentucky. Bradford has an extensive background in cancer outreach, and was a founding member Kentucky African Americans Against Cancer. She also is community outreach coordinator at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville.

The webinar, part of the Foundation's Health for a Change training series, is free but participants must register:

KENTUCKY INSPIRED: A conversation on cancer, COVID-19, and community
Monday, June 15, 2020
12 p.m. (ET)
Register here.

The Foundation launched the Health for a Change training series as part of an effort to support nonprofit leaders across the Commonwealth in the work of advancing today's pressing health issues.This webinar is one of several in the series that focus on health disparities in Kentucky, and outline policies and programs that can improve the health and health outcomes of all residents of the commonwealth. See also the Foundation's recent statement on the contribution of racism to health inequities.
 
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About the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Funded by an endowment, the mission of the nonpartisan Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is to address the unmet health needs of Kentuckians by developing and influencing policy, improving access to care, reducing health risks and disparities, and promoting health equity. Since the Foundation opened its doors in 2001, it has invested nearly $28 million in health policy research, advocacy, and demonstration project grants across the Commonwealth. Follow the Foundation on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, and visit our website at www.healthy-ky.org.
 
Media Contacts:
Bonnie J. Hackbarth
bhackbarth@healthy-ky.org 
877-326-2583 (Office)
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Alexa Kerley
akerley@healthy-ky.org 
877-326-2583 (Office)
859-229-9611 (Mobile)